Kevin Kosbab is wrapping up the blog hop for his new book, The Quilter's Appliqué Workshop . But he hasn't run out of information to share about how to applique . Kevin Kosbab shows you how to easily achieve beautiful appliqué results like this in his book Quilter's Appliqu...
I enjoy raw-edge appliqué for many reasons. It's certainly a faster way of appliqué quilting than hand appliqué and I like the extra texture it brings to my fiber art. For example, when I appliqué leaves and branches onto my nest quilts, the little wisps of thread that...
4 Feb 2013
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When I first laid eyes on Dijanne Cevaal's "Blue Travelers' Blanket," a rich example of appliqué quilting , I fell in love with it. 'Travelers' Blanket' (detail), shows the hand appliqué work of artist Dijanne Cevaal. (Photos by Tony Summers) First, I loved...
28 Nov 2012
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Last week I blogged about tricks for machine stitching in circles . Today, I thought I'd share how to appliqué a circle. Curved piecing and hand appliqué make this table runner by Brigitte Heitland distinctive. Whether you hand appliqué or machine appliqué, the trick to...